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Thursday, 29 December 2011 16:29

Caspian Sea, Iranian coast, Iran

Written by Johanna

Caspian Sea, Iranian coast, Iran

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia first recorded in the 1980s. It increased in 1995-1999.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Asia

Region

  • Western Asia

Countries

  • Iran

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Key References

  1. Dumont HJ. 1998. The Caspian Lake: History, Biota, Structure, and Function. Limnology and Oceanography 43, 44-52.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Caspian Sea, Iranian coast, Iran. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:05 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 16:19

Estero la Jagua, Honduras

Written by Johanna

Estero la Jagua, Honduras

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Shrimp farming is practiced in the Estero la Jagua. Hypoxia has caused fish kills and decline in artisan fishery of all species.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • North America

Region

  • Central America

Countries

  • Honduras

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Key References

  1. Ward G. A Strategic Approach to Carrying-Capacity Analysis for Aquaculture in Estuaries. UJNR Technical Report No. 24, 71-84.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Estero la Jagua, Honduras. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:09 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 15:59

Porto Lagos Lagoon, Greece

Written by Johanna

Porto Lagos Lagoon, Greece

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia first recorded in the 1980s.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • Mediterranean

Countries

  • Greece

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Key References

  1. Koutrakis ET, Sinis AI,Economidis PS. 1994. Seasonal occurrence, abundace and size distribution of Gray Mullet Fry (Pisces, Mugilidae) in the Porto-Lagos Lagoon and Lake Vistonis (Aegean Sea, Greece).The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh 46, 182-196.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Porto Lagos Lagoon, Greece. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:13 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 15:42

Piges, Greece

Written by Johanna

Piges, Greece

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia was recorded in the 1990s. It has reduced meiofauna.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • Mediterranean

Countries

  • Greece

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Key References

  1. Doulgeraki S, Lampadariou N, Sinis A. 2006. Meiofaunal community structure in three Mediterranean coastal lagoons (North Aegean Sea). J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 86, 209-220.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Piges, Greece. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:15 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 15:31

Korle Lagoon, Ghana

Written by Johanna

Korle Lagoon, Ghana

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia was first recorded in the 1980s. Domestic waste and industrial waste havebeen disposed into the Korle lagoon.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Africa

Region

  • West Africa

Countries

  • Ghana

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Key References

  1. Ukwe CN, Ibe CA, Nwilo PC, Huidobro PA. 2006. Contributing to the WSSD targets on oceans and coasts in West and Central Africa: The Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem Project IJOO 1, 21-44.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Korle Lagoon, Ghana. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:18 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 15:23

Fosu Lagoon, Ghana

Written by Johanna

Fosu Lagoon, Ghana

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia recorded in the 1990s.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Africa

Region

  • West Africa

Countries

  • Ghana

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Key References

  1. Blay J Jr., Dongdem F. 1996. Preliminary observations on the benthic macrofauna of a polluted coastal lagoon in Ghana (West Africa). Tropical Ecology. 37, 127-133.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Fosu Lagoon, Ghana. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:20 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 15:13

Chemu Lagoon, Ghana

Written by Johanna

Chemu Lagoon, Ghana

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia was first recorded in the 1980s. It has caused mass mortality of benthos. Domestic waste and industrial waste from coastal population havebeen discharged into the lagoon.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Africa

Region

  • West Africa

Countries

  • Ghana

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Key References

  1. Ukwe CN, Ibe CA, Nwilo PC, Huidobro PA. 2006. Contributing to the WSSD targets on oceans and coasts in West and Central Africa: The Guinea Current Large Marine Ecosystem Project IJOO 1, 21-44.

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Chemu Lagoon, Ghana. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:25 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 15:07

Weser Estuary, Germany

Written by Johanna

Weser Estuary, Germany

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia recorded in the 2000s.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal
  • Freshwater lakes & rivers

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Germany

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Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Weser Estuary, Germany. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:28 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 14:59

Ems Estuary, Germany & Netherlands

Written by Johanna

Ems Estuary, Germany & Netherlands

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia recorded in the 2000s.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • Netherlands
  • Germany

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Ems Estuary, Germany & Netherlands. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:46:31 GMT.
Thursday, 29 December 2011 14:54

Dunkerque, France

Written by Johanna

Dunkerque, France

Main Contributors:

Johanna Yletyinen

Other Contributors:

Summary

Hypoxia recorded in the 2000s.

Type of regime shift

Ecosystem type

  • Marine & coastal

Land uses

  • Fisheries

Spatial scale of the case study

  • Local/landscape (e.g. lake, catchment, community)

Continent or Ocean

  • Europe

Region

  • West Europe

Countries

  • France

Locate with Google Map

Key References

  1. Diaz R, Rosenberg R. 2008. Spreading dead zones and consequences for marine ecosystems. Science 321, 926-929.
  2. OSPAR Commission. 2003. OSPAR Integrated Report 2003 on the Eutrophication Status of the OSPAR Maritime Area Based Upon the First Application of the Comprehensive Procedure. Eutrophication Series. Available online http://www.eutro.org/documents/p00189_Eutrophication Status Report 2003.pdf (Last accessed 29.12.2011)

Citation

Johanna Yletyinen. Dunkerque, France. In: Regime Shifts Database, www.regimeshifts.org. Last revised 2012-03-17 18:49:12 GMT.